Spire Law Terms of Service
AS USED HEREIN, THE TERMS “YOU” AND “USER” SHALL MEAN ANY VISITOR TO THE WEBSITE, Spire Law AND ALL RELATED SITES.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, FROM TIME TO TIME IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU OF AMENDMENTS TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY POSTING THEM TO THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.
You are strictly prohibited from unauthorized use of our systems or this website, including but not limited to unauthorized entry into our systems, misuse of passwords, or misuse of any information posted to this Website.
You acknowledge that we may disclose and transfer any information that you provide through this Website to (i) any company related to Spire Law, its affiliates, agents or information providers; (ii) to any other person or entity with your consent; or (iii) if we have a right or duty to disclose or are permitted or compelled to so disclose such information by law. You consent to the transmission, transfer or processing of such information to, or through, any country in the world, as we deem necessary or appropriate, and by using and providing information through this Website you agree to such transfers.
Please review the Policy carefully. By accessing the Website, you are indicating your agreement to the Policy. The Company reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, without notice. Such changes will be incorporated into this document and posted on the Website and will become effective as soon as they are posted on the Website. The current version of the Policy supersedes any prior versions.
If you have any questions about the contents of the Policy, you may contact Spire Law at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As you are probably aware, the Company may collect information through the use of the Website from a variety of sources – this includes (i) information you may choose to provide while on the Website (such as information about your driving record, as well as personal identification information such as name, birth dates, addresses, social security and drivers’ license numbers, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) and (ii) information the Website collects automatically. Spire Law also may ask you to provide information about yourself in connection with an application for employment.
The following are some examples of information you may choose to provide while using the Website:
You want to receive Spire Law Publications, Alerts or other News. To register to receive this information, you will provide us with information such as your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address. You also can tell us about your areas of interest. We use this information to send you the communications you requested, and other information we believe may be of interest to you.
You want to register for Spire Law. When registering you will provide us with information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address. We will use that information to manage your Spire Law account, provide you updates about new capabilities with Spire Law and other purposes described in Spire Law as described accessible above.
The Website also collects certain information automatically when you access or use the Website. For example, Spire Law may monitor and compile statistical information concerning the usage of the Website. This information allows the Company to monitor its utilization and continuously improve its quality. Examples of this information would include, but not be limited to, the number of visitors to the Website, or to sections or pages within the Website, patterns of traffic flowing through the Website, length of time spent on the Website, or in sections or pages of the Website, the other sites that refer visitors to the Website, the pages of the Website that visitors frequently use as entry and exit points, utilization of the browser and operating systems and versions used by visitors to the Website, etc.
In order to compile this information, Spire Law may collect and store your IP address, your operating system version, your browser version, the pages you visit within the Website, the length of time you spend on pages within the Website, the site from which you linked to ours, search terms you used in search engines which resulted in you linking to the Website, etc. While all of this information can be associated with the IP address your computer had while you visited the Website, it will not be associated with you as an individual, or associated with any other information you may submit through the Website, or that Spire Law may store about you for any other purposes.
Use and Disclosure of Information
In addition to the uses and disclosures described above, the Company uses information that is collected through the Website for various purposes including, but not limited to, administration of the Websites, improving the Website experience for visitors, market research, data analytics, compliance with our legal obligations, policies and procedures, and to be able to communicate with and/or respond to inquiries from Website visitors. For example, we might use your IP address to determine the general physical location of the device you are using and understand better the geographic regions of our Website visitors. This allows us to, among other things; enhance our Website experience and services. We also use information collected through the Website to respond to inquiries from Website visitors and to provide Website visitors with information about the Company’s services. By submitting your information to us, you expressly agree that the Company may contact you directly about the services you requested, either through e-mail, via telephone or facsimile, or by enrolling you in a requested subscription to one or more of the Company’s publications. We may use the personal information you provide on the Websites for our internal purposes.
The Company may share any information collected within the Company or with any and all affiliated entities. The Company may also use and share this information with third party Company vendors to enable those vendors to provide services to the Company for which they have been retained and/or to enhance Website functionality. The Company reserves the right to disclose any information obtained through or in connection with the operation of the Website in order to comply with a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process which compels the disclosure of such information. The Company will not knowingly sell, rent, or share information obtained through the use of its Website with any unaffiliated third parties for their commercial benefit except as permitted or required by law. For example, we reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
Links and Social Media
The Website and the nature of our services are not intended or designed to be used by any individual under the age of 13 years. The Company does not knowingly collect or maintain any information about any individual under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13 years old, you should not register with the Website, subscribe to any of the Company’s newsletter services, or provide any personally identifiable information to the Company. If you are concerned about your child’s use of the Website, you may use web-filtering technology to supervise or limit access to the site.
Do Not Track
“Do not track” is a privacy preference that you can set in your Internet search browser that sends a signal to a website that you do not want the website operator to track certain browsing information about you. However, because the Website is not configured to detect Do Not Track signals from a user’s computer, we are unable to respond to Do Not Track requests.
Your California Privacy Rights
The California Civil Code grants residents of California the right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third-parties, if the information is used for the third-party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact the Company at email@example.com.
We have implemented reasonable measures to protect the security of personally identifiable information that a user provides to the Company through the use of the Website. The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and as such, the Company cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Any transmission of information is at your own risk.
Accessing the Website Outside the United States
If you reside outside the United States, any information that you may provide to the Company through the Website will be transferred out of your country and into the United States. If you do not wish for your personal information to leave your country, please do not provide such information. By providing personal information via the Website, you expressly consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.
Website content and materials
The information on this Website is for information purposes only. It is believed to be reliable, but we do not warrant its completeness, timeliness or accuracy. User accesses, uses, and relies upon such content at User’s own risk. Please seek the advice of professionals, specifically including attorneys, as necessary regarding the evaluation of any content on this Website. The information on this Website is not intended as an offer or solicitation of legal services.
The information and materials contained in this Website – and the terms and conditions of the access to and use of such information and materials – are subject to change without notice. Products and services described, as well as associated fees, charges, interest rates, and balance requirements may differ among geographic locations. Not all products and services are offered at all locations. Your eligibility for particular products or services is subject to final Spire Law determination and acceptance.
Some of our other websites or pages within this Website contain supplemental terms and conditions and additional disclosures and disclaimers, which are in addition to these terms and conditions, disclosures and disclaimers. In the event of a conflict, the supplemental terms and conditions and additional disclosures and disclaimers will govern for those sections or pages.
All Spire Law research is subject to a disclaimer included in such research. Any material excerpted or summarized from a research report is subject to the terms of the disclaimer. The information on the Website, including research, is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to local law or regulation. Any case outcomes discussed on the Website may fluctuate in outcome based on subsequent appeals or legal proceedings.
Users who rely on Spire Law research and make decisions regarding legal proceedings or representation may worsen their legal outcomes. Spire Law is not advocating or advising its Users to represent themselves. Spire Law is not and cannot offer services similar to a licensed attorney who can understand the unique circumstances of an individual civil or criminal proceeding.
The statistical information, statutes, rules, and legal authorities mentioned herein (including the income derived therefrom) may be affected by changes through legislation and common law. Information reflect our analysis of publicly available information on the date of original publication and are subject to change at any time without notice. Information concerning past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.
You agree that (i) you will not engage in any activities related to this Website that are contrary to applicable law, regulation or the terms of any agreements you have with us, and (ii) in circumstances where locations of this Website require identification for access, you will establish commercially reasonable security procedures and controls to limit access to your password or other identifying information to authorized individuals. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages, data or the content contained herein or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior expressed written permission.
WE OR OUR SUPPLIERS MAY DISCONTINUE OR MAKE CHANGES IN THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU AND WITHOUT ANY LIABILITY TO YOU. ANY DATED INFORMATION IS PUBLISHED AS OF ITS DATE ONLY OR, IF NO DATE IS STATED, THE DATE OF FIRST POSTING. WE DO NOT UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY TO UPDATE OR AMEND ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ANY OR ALL WEBSITE OFFERINGS OR TRANSMISSIONS WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TO YOU. FURTHERMORE, NO DISTRIBUTION OR SOLICITATION IS MADE BY US TO ANY PERSON TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE THE PROVISION OF THIS WEBSITE AND SUCH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES IS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The Policy is governed by the internal substantive laws of Florida, without regard to its conflict of laws principals. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under or out of the Policy shall lie exclusively with the state and federal courts within Florida. If any provision of the Policy is found to be invalid by a court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Policy, which shall remain in full force and effect.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COMPANY HAVE ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN INFORMATION ON THE SITE, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR EXPENSES THAT MAY OCCUR WHILE ACCESSING THE SITE, OR ANY LINKED SITE, OR THE INABILITY TO ACCESS THESE SITES; OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFOREMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFET, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE; OR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE BREACH OF THE POLICY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED.
Spire Law ("Company") provides this website and the information on it for general informational purposes only. Information accessible through the site is not, and should not be relied upon or regarded as, legal advice. No one accessing or reviewing any content or information accessible through the Company's website, whether or not a current client of the Company, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of such content or information, without first consulting with and engaging a qualified, licensed attorney, authorized to practice law in such person's particular jurisdiction, concerning the particular facts and circumstances of the matter at issue. The fact that Spire Law has made available to you through the Website information regarding historical trends in litigation or legal proceedings constitutes neither a recommendation that you enter into a particular agreement or take a particular procedural step nor a representation that any legal action is suitable or appropriate for you. You should consider whether a legal strategy is appropriate for you in the light of your particular legal needs, objectives and circumstances. The Company's website contains general information only, and may not reflect current legal developments, or laws or rules that may apply in particular jurisdictions. The Company and its employees expressly disclaim all liability in connection with actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents or information accessible through this site.
Any information on the site about prior results attained by use of information from the Company is not a guarantee or warranty that a similar outcome will be achieved.
The Company's website may offer links to websites owned and controlled by others. The Company is not responsible for the content, operation, links or transmissions, or any information provided on any third-party website which may be accessed by a link from the Company's site. Additionally, any reference to any third-party on the Company’s website does not constitute an endorsement of such third-party’s services.
Operation of the Company's website is not intended to form, and will not create, an attorney-client relationship. The Company is not a law firm and cannot provide legal advice or legally represent anyone in any court or legal forum. The Company is a provider of information only. Any person who accesses information from the Company's website or who unilaterally communicates any information to the Company or any of its employees through the website, by e-mail or otherwise is not considered to be a client or prospective client of the Company. No attorney-client relationship exists between any such person and the Company and the Company does not owe such a person any professional duties that would ordinarily be owed to a client or a prospective client, including without limitation any duty of confidentiality.
Communications and information transmitted via e-mail or the Internet may not be secure, confidential, or protected.
The Company is not a law firm and therefore, this website should not be considered attorney advertising.
Advertisements for law firms that appear on the Website were created and maintained by entities other than the Company and the Company is not responsible for the content of those advertisements. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.
Copyright and Trademark
All copyrightable text and graphics, the selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of this website are the property of Spire Law and are protected by the copyright notice, © 2017 Spire Law All rights reserved.
Permission is granted to download and print materials from this website for the purpose of viewing, reading, and retaining for reference. Any other copying, distribution, reproduction, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of Spire Law, is strictly prohibited.
Potential Disruption of Service
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, software, and other equipment needed to access and use this Website. Access to this Website may from time to time be unavailable, delayed, limited or slowed due to, among other things:
+ hardware failure, including among other things, failures of computers (including your own computer), servers, networks, telecommunication lines and connections, and other electronic and mechanical equipment;
+ software failure, including among other things, bugs, errors, viruses, configuration problems, incompatibility of systems, utilities or applications, the operation of firewalls or screening programs, unreadable codes, or irregularities within particular documents or other content;
+ overload of system capacities;
+ damage caused by severe weather, earthquakes, wars, insurrection, riots, terrorism, civil commotion, act of God, accident, fire, water damage, explosion, mechanical breakdown or natural disasters;
+ interruption (whether partial or total) of power supplies or other utility of service;
+ strike or other stoppage (whether partial or total) of labor;
+ governmental or regulatory restrictions, exchange rulings, court or tribunal orders or other human intervention; or
+ any other cause (whether similar or dissimilar to any of the foregoing) whatsoever beyond our control.
If access to this Website is unavailable, delayed or limited, or if this Website does not operate quickly and efficiently, you may be unable to transmit your instructions for transactions and other matters, or such instructions may not be promptly executed or you may be unable to retrieve information on a timely basis. If your operations are dependent on such communications with us, and such communications are disrupted or delayed, you may suffer losses. Spire Law will not be liable for any such loss.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BECAUSE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN AND MECHANICAL ERROR AS WELL AS OTHER FACTORS, THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE) IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE, OUR AFFILIATES, AND ANY THIRD PARTY DATA PROVIDERS:
+ ARE NOT PROVIDING ANY WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE WEBSITE;
+ DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE;
+ DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION; AND
+ WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE OR OTHER DEFECT IN THIS WEBSITE, ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE WEBSITE AND THE USER’S FILES AND THE USER’S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND OUR CONTROL.
NO LICENSE TO THE USER IS IMPLIED IN THESE DISCLAIMERS. NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS LIMITING OR REDUCING OUR RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS TO CLIENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE HAVE BEEN APPRISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.